The Resource Snowpiercer, the Weinstein Company and CJ Entertainment present ; in association with Union Investment Partners ; a Moho Film & Opus Pictures production ; a film by Bong Joon Ho ; producers, Jeong Tae Sung, Steven Nam ; produced by Park Chan-Wook, Lee Tae Hun ; screen story by Bong Joon Ho ; screenplay by Bong Joon Ho and Kelly Masterson ; directed by Bong Joon Ho, (videorecording)

Snowpiercer, the Weinstein Company and CJ Entertainment present ; in association with Union Investment Partners ; a Moho Film & Opus Pictures production ; a film by Bong Joon Ho ; producers, Jeong Tae Sung, Steven Nam ; produced by Park Chan-Wook, Lee Tae Hun ; screen story by Bong Joon Ho ; screenplay by Bong Joon Ho and Kelly Masterson ; directed by Bong Joon Ho, (videorecording)

Label
Snowpiercer
Title
Snowpiercer
Statement of responsibility
the Weinstein Company and CJ Entertainment present ; in association with Union Investment Partners ; a Moho Film & Opus Pictures production ; a film by Bong Joon Ho ; producers, Jeong Tae Sung, Steven Nam ; produced by Park Chan-Wook, Lee Tae Hun ; screen story by Bong Joon Ho ; screenplay by Bong Joon Ho and Kelly Masterson ; directed by Bong Joon Ho
Contributor
Actor
Film director
Film producer
Production company
Screenwriter
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The film is set in the future (AD 2031) where, after a failed experiment to stop global warming, an ice age kills off all life on the planet except for the inhabitants of the Snowpiercer, a train that travels around the globe and is powered by a sacred perpetual-motion engine. Its inhabitants are divided by class; the lower-class passengers in one of the last cars stage an uprising, moving car by car up to the front of the train, where the oppressive rich and powerful ride
Cataloging source
CKE
Characteristic
videorecording
http://bibfra.me/vocab/relation/composerexpression
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Credits note
Director of photography, Hong Kyung Pyo ; editors, Steve M. Choe, Changju Kim ; music, Marco Baltrami
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: R; for violence, language and drug content
Language note
English or Korean dialogue; optional Spanish or English subtitles; optional English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing
PerformerNote
Chris Evans, Tilda Swinton, Jamie Bell, John Hurt, Ed Harris, Kang-ho Song, Alison Pill, Octavia Spencer
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1969-
  • 1963-
  • 1981-
  • 1986-
  • 1950-
  • 1940-2017
  • 1967-
  • 1985-
  • 1932-1990
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Pong, Chun-ho
  • Jeong, Tae-sung
  • Nam, Steven
  • Pak, Ch'an-uk
  • Lee, Tae Hun
  • Masterson, Kelly
  • Evans, Chris
  • Swinton, Tilda
  • Bell, Jamie
  • Harris, Ed
  • Hurt, John
  • Song, Kang-ho
  • Pill, Alison
  • Spencer, Octavia
  • Beltrami, Marco
  • Lob, Jacques
  • Moho Film (Firm)
  • Opus Pictures
  • RADiUS TWC (Firm)
  • CJ Ent'ŏt'einmŏnt'ŭ (Firm)
  • Union Investment Partners
  • Anchor Bay Entertainment, Inc
Runtime
126
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Social stratification
  • Railroad trains
  • Social classes
  • Environmental disasters
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
Snowpiercer, the Weinstein Company and CJ Entertainment present ; in association with Union Investment Partners ; a Moho Film & Opus Pictures production ; a film by Bong Joon Ho ; producers, Jeong Tae Sung, Steven Nam ; produced by Park Chan-Wook, Lee Tae Hun ; screen story by Bong Joon Ho ; screenplay by Bong Joon Ho and Kelly Masterson ; directed by Bong Joon Ho, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Based on the graphic novel "Le transperceneige" by Jacques Lob, Benjamin Legrand and Jean-Marc Rochette
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 2013
  • Special features: Critics' commentary hosted by Scott Weinberg and featuring James Rocchi, William Goss, Drew McWeeny, Jennifer Yamato, Peter S. Hall
Bar code
  • 31223135303767
  • 31223135303759
  • 31223131818156
  • 31223112810941
  • 31223135303775
  • 31223131818149
  • 31223131818172
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (126 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
013132636443
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
ZBD63644UT
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)990195735
System details
Blu-ray; region A; 16:9 widescreen presentation; DTS-HD master audio 5.1
Video recording format
Blu-ray disc
Label
Snowpiercer, the Weinstein Company and CJ Entertainment present ; in association with Union Investment Partners ; a Moho Film & Opus Pictures production ; a film by Bong Joon Ho ; producers, Jeong Tae Sung, Steven Nam ; produced by Park Chan-Wook, Lee Tae Hun ; screen story by Bong Joon Ho ; screenplay by Bong Joon Ho and Kelly Masterson ; directed by Bong Joon Ho, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Based on the graphic novel "Le transperceneige" by Jacques Lob, Benjamin Legrand and Jean-Marc Rochette
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 2013
  • Special features: Critics' commentary hosted by Scott Weinberg and featuring James Rocchi, William Goss, Drew McWeeny, Jennifer Yamato, Peter S. Hall
Bar code
  • 31223135303767
  • 31223135303759
  • 31223131818156
  • 31223112810941
  • 31223135303775
  • 31223131818149
  • 31223131818172
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (126 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
013132636443
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
ZBD63644UT
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)990195735
System details
Blu-ray; region A; 16:9 widescreen presentation; DTS-HD master audio 5.1
Video recording format
Blu-ray disc

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